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tortoise
American English: /ˈtɔrdəs/
British English: /ˈtɔːtəs/
, /ˈtɔːtɔɪz/

Translation of tortoise in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • The herbivorous reptiles and tortoises had thrived until the arrival of man - and the rats that stowed away on his ships - because there had been no large predatory, carnivorous mammals for them to contend with.
    • A mammal such as a horse, that stands with its left and right feet close together, has to control transverse movements of its centre of mass much more precisely than a reptile such as a tortoise, that stands with its feet far apart.
    • But if no rains fall during the warm seasons and the tortoises don't get a chance to drink, they will enter hibernation dehydrated, malnourished, and with a bladder full of toxic waste.

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